Jeff is an associate who specialises in defendant RTA work, with an emphasis on technical, high value, fraudulent and credit hire claims. He regularly advises and defends domestic and foreign insurers, together with self-insured entities, in cases involving complex technical arguments. His CV of notable successes for clients includes the reported cases of Abdul Baban & Others v Transportes Viana (successful appeal against decision not to strike out claims on the basis of defective service on foreign defendants), Abid Anwar & Others v Severn Trent Water (interlocutory order revisited after trial and claims struck out), Powell v Palani (clarification of the correct approach to intervention offers in credit hire claims) and Miller v AIG (admissibility of 'rebuttal evidence' in credit hire cases).  

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Insights Claimant’s damned lies in respect of vehicle repair and credit hire claim result in prison sentence

It is said that sequels are rarely better than the originals on which they are based, and it is true that the county court decision in John Vernon v…

Insights Dishonest claimant sees his vehicle related damage claim dismissed and may yet be sent to prison

Mr John Vernon’s claim, which arose out of an alleged road traffic accident on 29 August 2014, started life in an unremarkable way but it brought a…

Insights Are you being served?

Proper service of a claim form is fundamentally important and, in principle, it should be easy to do. However, due a combination of the complicated…

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